Atlantic coast of the rapidly dives

Atlantic coast of the rapidly dives Scientists prove

Scientists have found that the rate of sea level rise in the U.S. Atlantic coast and Canada is three to four times faster than the global average. For analysis was taken long coastline 960 km from Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, to the north of Boston, Massachusetts. It turned out that since 1990, there was water up to 2-3,7 mm, while the average figure was 0.6-1.0 mm.

In the subsequent increase in global temperature water on the coast will rise even faster. Its influence on the process have reduced salinity and

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Flood-tsunami in southern Russia

Flood-tsunami in southern Russia Natural Disasters

In the Krasnodar region near the Black Sea was a terrible flood took the lives of at least 170 people and destroyed more than 5,000 homes. With such a cataclysm region has experienced for 70 years. According to forecasts, this is only the first phase of flood and disaster could happen again with the arrival of the next rain and waves up to 12 meters in height.

During the two days of rain brought flooding on the coast fell nearly half of annual precipitation, the monthly rate was exceeded in 4-5 times.

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The development of wind flying form at NASA

The development of wind flying form at NASA Facts

From the appearance of wind farms, many were in favor of the fact that these buildings spoil the landscape and damage to the surrounding animals. Therefore, experts from NASA and other commercial organizations decided to undertake the development of flying wind turbines.

The turbines will be a big round kites inside which will house the blade, which makes electricity. This not only removes the unpleasant aesthetic impact, but will make the device more efficient, because they will be placed in the higher planes, where the wind speed is much

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Massive landslides near Tronhayma in Norway

Massive landslides near Tronhayma Natural disasters in Norway

Strong south Tronhayma landslides in central Norway forced about 50 residents of the surrounding countryside to evacuate to the third largest city of Norway. Km long stream of mud walked from village to village. It is assumed that the unusually warm weather in December 2011 has caused landslides. In the media, as well as the reasons discussed in the storm that went through all of Scandinavia in the previous month, and who left behind a huge amount of rain water in Tronahaym.

It is estimated missing there, farms and private property were

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Chilean volcano continues to smoke

Chilean volcano continues to smoke Danger Zone

Volcano Puyehue-Cordon in Chile does not cease to produce a large amount of ash more than 6 months after the eruption, which occurred June 4, 2011. According to the Smithsonian Global Volcanism Program, in late November the crater were observed plumes of smoke high 2.3-2.5 km, making it difficult for the railroad led to the delay and cancellation of flights from Uruguay.

In the picture of the traveler Terra from November 25, 2011, is seen as a cloud drifted hundreds of kilometers in the direction of Argentina and the Atlantic Ocean. Image is

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Britain again susceptible to flooding

Britain again susceptible to flooding danger zone

In the north-western and central parts of the UK in the continuing downpours declared a "red" Danger code and four flood warnings. Most can suffer county Derby, Lancashire, South and West Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Greater Manchester, Blackpool, Warrington, Cheshire and Halton.

Wimbledon tournament spectators hiding from the rain.

Cheshire Road travel is difficult due to constant rainfall. Flooding can happen at any time, since the water in the local rivers are at critically high level. Therefore all residents warned to remove valuables from the lower floors of their houses, to

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Leaves of trees respond to climate change

Leaves of trees respond to climate change Scientists have shown

Scientists from Australia decided to compare the leaves of herbarium specimens, which gathers more than 120 years, and modern patterns. It was found that the width of leaf plate plants decreased with time. The reason can only be global climate change, experts believe.

More attention was paid to the leaves of the plant dodoneya (Dodonaea viscosa ssp angustissima), since it had in relation to climatic zones sheet sizes vary the most. Total analyzed more than 250 copies of the herbarium collected in one region — on a ridge

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The French have a new way to deal with noise pollution

The French have a new way to deal with noise pollution Facts

Two major French of Paris and Lyon joined the project «Harmonica», aimed to reduce the noise pollution of pi with a special design. In Lyon, while engaged in calculations permissible sound index, while in Paris have launched a project in two places — on the terraces of the bars in the 11th district of the city and on the periphery of the capital.

These places in Paris were not selected randomly, as in the streets of the district 35 km can be more than 100,000 people

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Drinking glass or solar panels?

Drinking glass or solar panels? It is interesting

The technology of using solar panels is daily becoming more and more popular. The limits of its use are constantly growing and will soon become commonplace in the daily lives of everyone. After all, solar panels can be installed not only on the roofs of buildings, and in the most simple everyday items items, such as cups for drinking.

Think about it a developer from Switzerland Marjan van whitewash. She tried to create a set of special glass cups «Energy Collection», operating as dishes and as a solar battery that

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Fire and heat invasion in Bulgaria

Fire and heat invasion in Bulgaria Natural Disasters

Is almost a week fighting the fire brigade of Bulgaria's largest forest fire in the country's history that erupted near the city of Sofia. The fire covered 25 hectares in a remote part of the biosphere reserve Bistrishko-Branishte on the slope of Mount Vitosha, and continues to move in the direction of the capital.

Fire on the slopes of the Vitosha mountain near the capital's suburbs Bystrica. Height at 2000 meters above sea level, where the burning of the forest, only complicates the process of extinction. This is why involved

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